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US West Coast ports cancel container dwell fee

15 months after announcing a dwell fee for every container left on their terminals for more than nine days, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have not levied the charge and have now announced that it will disappear…

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Freight market report – December 2022

Our last freight market report of the year provides multi-modal situation updates and insights, together with China and carrier updates, that will provide you with critical insights for the weeks ahead. Most Chinese regional supply chains, road transport, air and…

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Our local airport is Europe’s busiest!

Having slipped to Europe’s 10th busiest airport during the pandemic, London Heathrow has regained its number one crown in Europe and is in 2nd place for the busiest airport for international flights, behind Dubai. (more…)

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Freight market report – November 2022

Our latest freight market report provides multi-modal situation updates and insights, together with strike and carrier updates, that will provide you with critical insights for the weeks ahead. (more…)

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Ocean lead times from China improving

The world’s biggest trade lanes carry goods from Asia to Europe and the US, and the time it takes to leave the exporter in Asia to the time it is collected from the destination port reached all time highs earlier…

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Keeping your exports compliant and penalty free

Export control legislation requires the exporter to consider whether they need an export licence and failure to obtain a licence, or observe its terms is a criminal offence. Firearms, ammunition and linked components are subject to export controls, but so too…

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IMO 2023 poses yet another shipping challenge

From the 1st January 2023 container ships will need to meet a round of new ECO regulations, in a development that will reduce the supply of vessels in the container shipping market and may contribute to increasing costs and lower…

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Time to help yourself to the shipping lines’ cash pile

The shipping lines pumped so much capacity into the China to Europe trade lane, to make a fortune over the last two years, that they can’t make the permanent capacity withdrawals that would protect their bottom lines and now the…

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